Pre-employment health questions: guidance for job applications on Section 60 of the Equality Act 2010

Advice and Guidance

Who is this page for?

  • Employees

Which countries is it relevant to?

    • Great Britain

First published: 01 Jun 2014

This is the cover of Pre-employment health questions: Guidance for job applicants on Section 60 ofthe Equality Act 2010

When you apply for a job in England, Scotland or Wales you should not usually be asked questions about:

  • your disability
  • your health

The Commission can take legal action and you may have a claim of disability discrimination if you are asked unlawful questions. 

This guidance tells you about:

  • what the law says
  • what you can do if you think you didn’t get a job because of your disability or health

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